Editorials

The key to Hamtramck’s success this year: Cooperation

In this week’s paper, we explore some of the issues that will be coming up in the new year. Hamtramck’s financial security will continue to take up a…

A new year, and a reason to be optimistic

It looks like the new year, 2020, has started off with quite a bang. The country still remains deeply politically divided, and it now looks like it is…

News

What’s in store for the coming year? Just look back to last year

What’s in store for the coming year? Just look back to last year

  By Charles Sercombe Now that 2019 is behind us, it’s time once again to…

Crime watch: Armed robbery gangs arrested

Crime watch: Armed robbery gangs arrested

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck police officers once again nabbed armed robbery crews. Last Friday,…

Breaking news: Missing woman has been found

Breaking news: Missing woman has been found

By Charles Sercombe On Wednesday (Jan. 15), Hamtramck police announced that a 25-year old woman…

‘Story of the Year’ revolved around a key financial source

‘Story of the Year’ revolved around a key financial source

  By Charles Sercombe Now that 2019 has come to pass, it’s time for our…

Business

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those…

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtown Farms is not only closed down, it has now been sold. Michael Davis, a co-organizer of the farm, declined to say who purchased…

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

  By Alan Madlane Balkan House is a restaurant literally located inside a large, converted house on a main street in downtown Hamtramck. The site has actually had…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

A search is on for missing Hamtramck woman

A search is on for missing Hamtramck woman

  By Charles Sercombe The family of a 25-year-old Hamtramck woman is seeking her whereabouts. According to a report by WXYZ Channel 7, Camay Lowe left her…

Features

Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

By Charles Sercombe Detroit rocker Jack White has proved to be a major league player in the restoration of the historic Hamtramck Baseball Stadium. White and his…

Editorials

Hiring of former police chief was a good decision

Much has been said about the return of former Hamtramck Police Chief Max Garbarino. Recently, a divided city council agreed to bring Garbarino back, but this time…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…